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Central City Bar & Grill

) #4 of 81 Restaurants in Cortland $$ - $$$ American, ,
17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a great "Cheers"-with-good-food kind of place. They're always welcoming and treat us like family. The food is good and there's something for everyone. They have a good beer selection and rotating taps, plus a wine list and a full bar. We almost always run...More

Thank Ted_and_Laura
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit as we were here with local relatives. Few places open on a Sunday evening so we tried this and it was OK. TYPICAL Pub food, but a little pricey on some dishes. $90 for 4 without booze. Taco salad was...More

Thank JonRSW
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Many great entrees....I often have trouble deciding. Love the scallops and the beef dip sandwich as well as the Cebtral City Rachel. Great service, friendly staff.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We come here often (usually when we can't decide what to do for food or want to meet friends). I usually get the same chicken sandwich, just simple and good. We have had different servers and they are all great. Good food, decent price. My...More

Thank Morgan H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been to this establishment about 20 times in the last 3 years. Always have a great meal with great service. Great menu with different daily specials and expansive beer selection. Always very busy but staff is attentive and friendly and go above and beyond...More

Thank MikeyB1815
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Never had a bad meal, very busy, friendly staff. Highly recommend, parking can be iffy if you don't know the area.

Thank Jubitz
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Im a bartender from nyc asked for a drink and the so called bartender took 15 min to make it. Im assuming his arrogant attitude didnt help. I just tipped and didnt bother drinking it, since is was not what i asked for. . Cant...More

Thank daneboy84
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Service is great. Prices are really good. The food is outstanding. I would definitely recommend people traveling from out of town or state to stop there and enjoy a wonderful meal.

Thank scircio666
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We (two couples) went here for dinner before attending a show at Cortland Repertory Theater. Show time was 7:30 so our arrival at Central City Bar & Grill at 5:30 left us time for our dinner and relaxing. It was busy when we arrived and...More

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Went there on a Friday night, only had to wait for about 15 min (so walked around the block and came back) and the staff was very friendly. Beers were quite tasty (several different ones were tried) and I wanted a sandwich that was a...More

Thank Gabriella D
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Do you have a gluten free menu?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: 607-758-3300
  • E-mail
great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers
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